Arsenal’s goal hero, Liverpool’s hot-head midfielder and Man United’s shy striker – Premier League quiz

first_img Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud 1 The Premier League season may be on a two-week break, but at talkSPORT Towers the top flight never ends, so much so that we’ve spent the time looking back on the campaign thus far.But how much can you recall of the past seven months?Below we have put together a quiz that will test how much you’ve been paying attention.Give it a go and let us know how you got on…About | Privacy | Termslast_img

Women’s ODI: India openers Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut in world-record 320-run partnership

first_imgIndia openers Deepta Sharma and Poonam Raut set a world record in women’s ODIs by smashing 320 for the first wicket during their clash against Ireland at Potchefstroom.The record opening stand powered India to a 249-run win against Ireland.Today India women registered their biggest ODI win by 249 runs over Ireland at Potchefstroomprev: 207 runs bt Pakistan at Dambulla in 2008- Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) May 15, 2017The record was held by the England pair of SJ Taylor and CMG Atkins for nearly 11 years. They had added 268, also for the first wicket, against South Africa at Lord’s in August, 2008.ODIs – 1st wkt recordMen’s: 286 – Upul Tharanga & Sanath Jayasuriya v Eng in 2006Women’s: 320 – Deepti Sharma & Poonam Raut v Ire today- Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) May 15, 2017Nineteen-year-old Deepti, playing her 19th ODI, flayed the Irish attack to amass 188 off 160 balls. The innings was studded with 27 fours and two sixes.Deepti Sharma’s 188 vs Ireland @ Potchefstroom is now the 2nd highest score in women’s ODI after Belinda Clark’s 229* v Denmark in 1997- Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) May 15, 2017Deepti’s 188 is the second highest individual score in women’s ODIs, behind Belinda Clarke’s unbeaten 229 against Denmark in Mumbai back in 1997.The more experienced Raut, 27, played a stellar supporting role at the other end and hammered 109 off 116 as India finished with a daunting 358/3 in their 50 overs.This has been a good month for Indian women’s cricket. Last Tuesday (May 9), Jhulan Goswami became the leading wicket-taker in one-day internationals, drawing high praise from all corners of India’s famed cricketing fraternity.last_img read more